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La Vita E Bella

#130 of 2,946 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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401 12 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A5, Canada (3rd Street SE)
+1 403-264-6046
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Cochrane, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was pretty good. A little salty would be the only concern. Tasty and fresh otherwise and reasonably priced

Thank Bottrel
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant several times now. The food is always fantastic, but it was the service on our last visit that prompted my review. I often visit this restaurant with my wife, but on my last visit, I went with some friends just before a Flames game. I booked a table for four an hour before the... More 

Thank Richard P
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405 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we were waiting for our table, at least three groups of people were turned away. It is a good idea to have a reservation here, especially on a Saturday night. While we waited, we thought that it was a nice gesture that the hostess offered us drinks to purchase. Once seated, we found the server to be very attentive... More 

Thank GPaCalgary
Calgary, Canada
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister came to town with my niece, so my other sister and her family and I decided to get together to share a meal. We decided on La Vita E Bella mainly for location - it's very close proximity to my home. My sister booked on Open Table a few hours before we met, and we had a table... More 

Thank Joanne O
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The linen was heavy and crisp white, the prosecco dry, but with a hint of honey and the wait staff warm and attentive but never intrusive. The room had the air of my resent trip to Italy with it's brick walls and rustic wood floors. We shared caprese salad and bruschetta as our appies. It was fresh and brightly flavored... More 

1 Thank speak2016
Okotoks, Canada
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The first thing I have to say is superior service! From calling ahead to inquire about parking before the hockey game to our server through the meal, the service was spectacular. Very friendly and welcoming staff. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Portioning was a good value for the money and the decor inside was great!

1 Thank DonNJane
Edmonton, Canada
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We went on a Thursday evening in November when the Flames weren't playing and had no problem getting a table. The staff were very friendly and the restaurant had a nice atmosphere. I had the soup as an appetizer which was good and clearly made in house. My wife had the caprese salad high she said was also good. I... More 

1 Thank Jordan S
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a favorite close to the Saddledome for a pre-game meal. The meatball appetizer is amazing, and I love the pasta!

Thank The_CGY_Gs
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very cosy spot. Not so much for quiet and romantic but trendy and fun. The food was well prepared and very tasty! The salads were fresh with the right amount of dressing. The wines were pricy. There should be one reasonable house wine selection for those who aren't real "connoisseurs" of fine wine. Will definitely be back.

1 Thank grandmaCanada
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663 reviews
504 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Perfect Pre-saddle-dome venue location. Always busy during the games. Reservations recommended. Sit at the cozy bar area. Friendly service. Tried the vegetable and bean soup---very good. Caprese with red and yellow tomatoes----very good---prefer a plate to a bowl. Pasta was delicious, and served hot. Peroni beers set the stage! Definitely a repeat.

1 Thank alan a

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 60
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 12 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A5, Canada
    (3rd Street SE)
  • Public Transportation: One block North-East of the Victoria Park - Stampede station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-264-6046

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?